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KXT 91.7’s “First Listen” Highlights Local Artists

KXT, News Releases 148

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January 20, 2011

 

Online Streaming of Local Bands’ Upcoming Albums on kxt.org

Dallas-Fort Worth – KXT 91.7 kicked off a series of online streams highlighting upcoming albums from local bands in North Texas. The first of these online streams launched yesterday. Denton band Seryn’s upcoming record This is Where We Are is already receiving a positive response among independent music fans. The album hits stores on January 25th but a preview of the album can be heard exclusively at kxt.org. Listeners can stream individual tracks or listen to the album in its entirety on kxt.org from January 19 – January 25, 2011.

KXT will also offer a “First Listen” for two other bands in the coming month. Next up on the roster is The O’s new record, Between the Two, which will stream February 1 – February 8, 2011. This is immediately followed by The Hope Trust’s new record, Light Can’t Escape, streaming from February 8 – February 15, 2011. Both bands are local favorites and are already familiar to KXT listeners due to prior in-studio performances and heavy airplay. Songs from each of the new albums have already been added to KXT 91.7’s playlists.

These partnerships with local artists continue to show the commitment that KXT 91.7 has had since the launch of the station in 2009. More listeners have been exposed to local artists through KXT 91.7 than any other station in the metro area.

ABOUT KERA

KERA is a not-for-profit public media organization that serves the people of North Texas. The station broadcasts to the fourth-largest population area in the United States. KERA produces original multimedia content, carries the best in national and international public television and radio programs, and provides online resources at www.kera.org. The station’s extensive coverage of the arts can be found at www.artandseek.org. KERA-TV broadcasts on Channel 13.1. KERA WORLD broadcasts on 13.2. KERA-FM broadcasts on 90.1 in Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton, 88.3 in Wichita Falls, 100.1 in Tyler and 99.3 in Sherman. The music station KXT 91.7 FM is also streamed online at www.kxt.org.

 

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CONTACT:

Christopher Wagley

Director, Marketing & Communications

KERA, KXT and Art&Seek

[email protected]

214-740-9377